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Hunter Sports High School

Hunter Sports High School

Personalising Pathways

Telephone02 4943 5755



Coaching Staff:

Tracey Baggs: Coach

  • Intermediate Level Coach
  • Netball NSW Development Officer
  • Greater Bank Series Championship Coach
  • Aspire Netball Coach/Mentor
  • Association Representative Coach
  • Association Representative Selector
  • National B Badge Umpire


Abbie Leyshon: Coach

  • Netball Australia Foundations (NANCAF) Accreditation
  • Individual specialist coaching and clinics
  • Current NSW Premier League player and Captain of Panthers 23's Netball Team
  • Past HSHS Netball Sports Academy squad member 


Gemma Lucas: Coach

  • Netball Australia Foundations (NANCAF) Accreditation
  • Assistant Coach at Hunter Academy of Sport 
  • Current NSW Premier League Opens Player for Central Coast Heart
  • Individual specialist coaching and clinics


Natasha Knight: Junior Netball Academy Coordinator

  • HSHS Head Teacher of Wellbeing and CAPAL
  • Development Level Coach



How do I apply?

To be part of this academy prospective students need to apply online on this website. Students must participate in regular netball competitions, undertake a trial, and provide supporting documentation as detailed in the online application form. Note that students may be in any year, and acceptance and ongoing placement in the academy is based on continued academic effort, acceptable attendance levels and an excellent behaviour record.

Students are supported by a school environment which caters for the academic and welfare needs of the talented athlete, allowing them to gain a quality education whilst still pursuing their sporting dreams.